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BASEC (British Approvals Service for Cables) has issued a warning regarding the 6491B single core conduit wire.

Buyers are advised to check the harmonised codes on the 6491B single core conduit wire to make sure that it conforms to the IET wiring regulations BS 7671

The two types are HO7Z- types according to BS EN 50525-3-41 this has cross-linked insulation and a rated operating temperature of 90 degree C.  HO7Z1-types according to BS EN 50525-3-31 has thermoplastic insulation and a lower rated operating temperature of 70 degree C.

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